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Rural Services

Agriculture is more than just an industry in North Dakota; it is a heritage, a way of life. Farm and ranch operators know all too well the many challenges facing North Dakota agribusiness. The economies of North Dakota's small towns are largely dependent on the success of farmers and ranchers.

DVR Rural Services are available to farmers, ranchers, and people living in the rural community who are experiencing difficulties doing their job because of a permanent injury, illness, or impairment .


  1. Review daily work tasks with you to identify problem work areas.
  2. Identify potential solutions which may include:
    1. Equipment modification
    2. Tools
    3. Training
  3. Follow-up on implemented solutions.

Cost of Services

Most DVR Rural Services are provided to eligible individuals at no cost. However, some services are based on a sliding fee scale, so there may be a minimal cost to the individual.

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